The Syrian National Coalition’s Office of Strategic Consulting and the Office of Studies and Documents held a series of meetings with bodies, personalities, and activists in the Turkish province of Hatay which hosts about 400,000 Syrian refugees. The meetings discussed the latest on the ground and political developments.
The Syrian’s Coalition Representative Office in the city of Hatay provided an overview of the situation of Syrian refugees in the province. Participants in the meetings discussed ways to strengthen the link between the Syrian community and the Coalition and the Syrian Interim Government operating in the liberated areas.
The discussions touched on the course of the Syrian revolution, the situation in Idlib and east of the Euphrates, and the political process. The delegation of the Coalition gave a detailed explanation of the on the ground and political developments. It stressed the importance of unity among Syrians and the organization of internal work as well as the positive interaction with the media campaigns launched in support of the Syrian revolution.
For their part, representatives of the Syrian community in Hatay said that they view the Coalition as the legitimate umbrella of the revolution as they reaffirmed their support for it. They called for expediting the launch of the work of the Syrian Interim Government to provide basic services to the Syrian civilians in the liberated areas and those being displaced from their homes as a result of the brutal onslaught the Assad regime and Russian forces have launched on Idlib and rural Hama.
They also presented proposals to strengthen communication, activate the presence of the Coalition in Hatay, and organize the work of the Syrian community in one framework. They also stressed the need to utilize the expertise of the community which includes an elite of lawyers, intellectuals, officers, scientific and educational experts. (Source: Syrian National Coalition’s Media Department)